Gear: Kahr PM40


Kahr PM40

Kahr Arms
Category: Firearms, Tasers & Accessories
Subcategory: Handguns
Price: $700.00 without night sights
Average Rating:
(5 Votes)

The Kahr PM40 is the smallest, thinest, lightest .40 caliber pistol made.

Member Reviews

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    CopwithGlock, Sat, 20 Sep 2008 17:15:53 UTC.
    1st review

    On 09/11/08 I bought a new PM40 and took it to the range. Fired 10 rounds through it and it quit firing. The trigger felt like it was disconnected. Only owned the pistol 3 1/2 hours when this happened. Called Kahr Service on the morning of 09/12/08 and after a long wait and a bunch of button pushing, finally got someone on the phone. Nice guy and apologized for the problem. Said that I needed to send it back and I asked if since I had only owned it such a short amount of time if I had to pay for shipping it back. He put me on hold and came back and said that Kahr would take care of it and gave me their FedEx account number. Shipped it out that afternoon. On the morning of 09/18/08 FedEx pulled up in front of my house with my repaired PM40. Kahr said that the trigger bar was defective and that they replaced it and the side cover. Carried it to the range on the morning of 09/19/08 and fired 427 rounds through it without a malfunction. I used 200 rounds of Speer Lawman 155 gr. TMJ and 227 rounds of Federal Hydra-Shok 155 Gr. Never even acted like it wanted to malfunction. I am a Cop and I wanted to replace my Off-Duty Gun (S&W 642 .38 Special) and also carry it instead of my Glock 27 in an ankle holster On-Duty. I am in love with this new Kahr. People can say what they want to about Kahr's but I can honestly say that I am very satisfied not only with how it shoots, but also in the Kahr Company standing behind their product and having such a fast turn around. I still love my Glocks, and if Glock ever produces a single stack .40 the size of the PM40, well I'll burn that bridge when I come to it. Love my Kahr!

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    Retops, Sat, 08 Nov 2008 02:55:40 UTC.

    I bought a used PM40 from a local police buddy. He is a massive guy and found the pistol too small for his hands. Since I got it, I have carried it anytime that a larger pistol was not possible and often as a backup. I reallhy like the trigger and find this pistol to be extremely accurate. The recoil from the .40 is much softer than I would have expected from such a small pistol. I have 100's of rounds through mine and it is flawless. As Kahr warns, the new pistols are very tight and have to be broken in. In my experience, it takes about 100 rounds to settle the pistol in. After that, I have nothing but excellent results with this pistol and with the spare PM40 I have since purchased. Great weapons, small, very powerful.

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    pingbo, Wed, 15 Jul 2009 13:11:04 UTC.

    Bought it for a backup. At first it would not chamber a round. Fooled around and got it to function. Flawless since. I love this gun. Very light, has a good kick but very accurate.

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    mmmm, Mon, 14 Jun 2010 15:06:42 UTC.

    I bought a brand new PM40 about a month ago. I took it home and cleaned it up. To the range. I fired about 125 rounds through it. I had a couple of times the slide did not go fully forward in the first fifty rounds. I'll take the blame as limp wristing. Not a bit of problem since. I was at the range yesterday and fired 120 rounds. This was a mixed bag of FMJ and hollow point ammo. No problems. The gun is small and conceals well. Accuracy is satisfactory for it's intended purpose. The gun is worth the high price. I would recomend this gun to anyone who wants a good concealable pistol.

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    CBPD607, Fri, 07 Jan 2011 05:33:22 UTC.

    Sweet little off-duty gun!

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